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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 31%

Elkin school information

IndexElkinNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores58%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elkin are 18% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Elkin
  • 77.6% of people in Elkin have completed 8th grade
  • 76.8% of people in Elkin have completed high school
  • 20.8% of people in Elkin have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Elkin

      IndexElkinNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.6%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school76.8%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college51.2%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.8%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

      Elkin, NC School Districts

      • Wilkes County Schools
      • Elkin City Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Elkin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elkin, NC schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Elkin, NC, an average of 77.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dobson, NC1,49852%7%
      Yadkinville, NC2,93951%3%
      Jonesville, NC2,23545%10%
      Hays, NC1,69843%14%
      Ronda, NC58142%14%
      Elkin, NC4,24658%18%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Paintsville, KY4,24651%4%
      Caldwell, TX4,24778%58%
      Silver Summit, UT4,24562%25%
      Ellisburg, NJ4,24853%8%
      Lonoke, AR4,24423%53%
      Elkin, NC4,24658%18%
      Source: The Elkin, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.